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Cambodia is a small country located in Southeast Asia bordering the Gulf of Thailand. ; Cambodia lies between Thailand and Vietnam. ; It occupies a total area of 181,040 square kilometers, and out of all of this, only 176,520 square kilometers are on land. ; Cambodia has a 2,572-kilometer long land boundary and 443 kilometer coastline. Cambodia has a total population of 14,088,333 as of 2010. The rural population is 10,914,732.9, and the rural poor population is 3,765,582.8 all as of 2010.
Cambodia has a tropical climate like most countries in Southeast Asia. ; In this tropical climate, there is a rainy, monsoon season from May to November. ; The dry season lasts from December to April. ; The land terrain in Cambodia is mostly made up of low lands, flat plains, with mountains in the Southwest and north. ; There is a wide amount of natural resources in Cambodia. ; The natural resources include timber, gemstones, manganese, phosphates, and hydropower potential.
The main kind of agriculture in Cambodia is subsistence farming. ; This is where the food you grow on your farm is for your own good. ; The opposite of subsistence farming is commercial farming where big industries farm for commercial profit. ; The Mekong river floods the fields in the wet season, making the land perfect for growing rice, which is their main cash crop. ; Even though they grow a lot of rice, their main export is rubber, and their man import is machinery. The U.S. dollars are converted into U.K pounds. The primary ethnic group that makes up 90% of the total population is Khmer. ; The major religion in Cambodia is Theravada Buddhism. ; About 95% of the people in Cambodia follow this religion. ; The official language is Khmer, The french colonized Cambodia for 83 years and French became the second most common language in the country. English is now spoken as the second language,…...

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